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Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration College of Health & Human Services


About Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration

About Our Programs

At Sacramento State, we are proud to be the oldest nationally accredited program of Recreation Administration in the CSU System.

The RPTA Department offers a multitude of programs which provide students with the skills to manage people, programs, and events in a variety of recreational settings. Students are provided with broad-based curricula that include both theoretical in-class coursework and practical field experience.

Explore Our Degree Opportunities

Welcome to RPTA


We inspire, mentor and prepare the next generation of leaders to respond to 21st century opportunities and challenges in their respective communities of practice.


We cultivate wellness and a healthy society through stewardship of the environment and advocacy of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.

Equity Statement

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Student Resources

Find Us

Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
Solano Hall, Room 4000
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m – 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-6752

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